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Leading Minds Seminar Sept 27-28: Future of Life Science Supply Chains

Register today and join us for a time of networking and a full day of insightful open forum discussions. Bring your questions, challenges and ideas to share.  


Leading Minds Seminars are unique in format and intent. Sharing experiences and problem solving are at the heart of all of our on-site events. The event is 65 percent discussion-based in a relaxed setting where you can share ideas and benchmark best practices with leading industry practitioners and peers.


Program and Networking Agenda


September 27, 6.00pm - 10.00pm Welcome Reception and Dinner
September 28, 8:30am - 4.30pm:  Discussion based program on business critical topics, shared best practices and regulatory driven issues. 



Key Discussion Topics: 

  • State of the Global Supply Chain

  • Temperature Controlled Packaging Technology & Trends

  • Clinical and Commercial Outsourcing

  • Temperature Controlled Supply Chain for ATMPs

  • Ensuring Data Integrity and Product Security

  • The Future of Outsourcing Biologics

  • PCM/Dry Ice/Passive Controls: When to Use What

  • Supply Chain Digitalization for End-to-End Visibility

  • Building Biopharma Supply Chain Resiliency

  • Sustainability in Packaging and Shipping: Where Are We Today?

  • Serialization: What Impact for the Future?






Always complimentary (no fee) to all pharma, biopharma and life science manufacturers. Teams are welcomed!


Hotel Reservations: 

To make reservations use the contact information and link below. To receive the special Leading Minds Seminar rate use Group Code: ELP


Embassy Suites by Hilton SFO
250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 1-650-589-3400 or 1-800-445-8667



What our attendees say about Leading Minds Network Seminars:


"The level of detailed discussion sets this apart from others..."
“The networking is second to none…”
“A really rich experience…”
"It exceeded my expectations..."
"In my opinion, it’s the best of the conferences..."


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Past Attendees of Leading Minds Network events:

Abbott, AbbVie, Allergan, AmerisourceBergen, Amgen, AstraZeneca, BARDA, Bayer, Baxter, Bristol Myers Squibb, Biogen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, Celgene, Cold Chain Consult , Cold Chain Technologies, Cryoport, CSafe Global, CSL Behring Biotherapies, DHL Global, Eli Lilly, Envirotainer, Fisher Clinical, Grand River Aseptic, GSK, Gilead Sciences, Grifols Biologicals, Halozyme Therapeutics, Heron Therapeutics , Histogen, IATA, Illumina, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Karma Biotechnologies, Kite Pharma, Kühne+Nagel, Lonza, Marken, Maersk, Merck, PCI Pharma Services, Pfizer, Roche, Samsung Biologics, Sanofi, Sartorius Stedim, Stirling Ultracold, part of Biolife Solutions, SmartCAE, Sonoco Thermosafe, Swissport Cargo Services, Takeda Pharma, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Tower Cold Chain, USDA-DHS, UPS Healthcare, Va-Q-Tec, Virgin Atlantic, WHO, World Courier, Zebra Technologies, WuXi AppTec, Yusen Logistics, Zoetis, Zuellig Pharma






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Founded in 1986, ELPRO is a Swiss-based, global manufacturer of innovative environmental monitoring solutions for the pharmaceutical, life science, biotech and healthcare industries. ELPRO offers state-of-the-art data loggers, SaaS platforms including data analytics, and GxP experts to support the system integration into your business processes. Sales and technical support offices are located in Switzerland, USA, Canada, UK, Germany, the Nordics, Benelux, Hungary and Singapore. ELPRO is part of the Bosch Group.


pci-pharma servicesThe global healthcare industry trusts PCI for the drug development solutions that increase their products’ speed to market and opportunities for commercial success. Only PCI brings the proven experience that comes with more than 50 successful product launches each year and over five decades in the healthcare services business. Leading technology and continued investment enable us to address global development needs throughout the product life cycle — from Phase I Clinical trials through commercialization and ongoing supply. Our clients view us as an extension of their business and a collaborative partner, with the shared goal of improving patients’ lives.



va-Q-tec is a dynamic high-tech company that has been pioneering in the development of innovative solutions in the insulation industry since 2001 on the basis of energy efficient, space saving and environmentally friendly vacuum insulation panels (VIPs). The VIPs insulate around 10 times more efficient compared to conventional fiber or foam insulation.